Obesity Research Center


Research Priorities

Conducting research on:

  • Epidemiological studies on obesity among different age and sex groups
  • Intervention studies to curtail and prevent obesity, with an emphasis on children and adolescents.
  • Cross-sectional, cohort and case-control studies to evaluate the complications of overweight and obesity in these individuals.


Important Activities
  • Preparing and devising practical plans on different aspects of obesity
  • Holding specialized symposia and specialized obesity workshops for adults and adolescents
  • Participating in holding national obesity conferences biannually
  • Determining epidemiological indices related to obesity in adults and adolescents.
  • Generating knowledge through publishing articles in ISI-indexed journals.